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The real facts about the affordable housing debate

  A heated debate has raged around City Hall since last June, when voters raised the affordable housing requirements on private developers to 25 percent....

The shape of the housing battle to come

You could see the shape of the next big housing battle at today’s Planning Commission hearing, where Sups. Ahsha Safai, London Breed, Jane Kim,...

The Agenda, March 13-19: The next big housing battle

Two competing plans for affordable housing come before the Planning Commission Thursday/16, and they reflect the new politics of the Board of Supes and...

Airbnb data shows city still not enforcing law

Airbnb listings are rising dramatically in the Civic Center area, which includes the Tenderloin, while only a small fraction of the short-term rentals are...

Would a simple tax create 30,000 new housing units in SF?

Let us stipulate for a moment that there are reasonable people who have rational disagreements about some local policy issues. We can also agree...

Alternative facts and the mayor’s housing plan

Mayor Ed Lee two weeks ago launched a new effort to bring about "affordable" housing opportunities for San Franciscans by proposing, as he did...

The Agenda, Feb. 26-March 5: What’s still wild in SF …

Glen Canyon Park is one of my favorite places in the city. It’s right in the middle of the third-densest urban area in the...

Racism — and politics — in SF Redevelopment history

Bad history -- even when well-intended -- gives me a headache, because it so often misses and conceals far more important truths. To wit,...